Ailey Partners

Every dancer knows how important it is to have a good partner—one whose support and enthusiasm are invaluable. Ailey Partners are vital members of our extended family. Your generous support helps create uplifting experiences and new opportunities both on and off the stage; maintain and expand our unique educational programs that reach over 100,000 youth annually; and ensure that Ailey continues to inspire young dancers for generations to come.

Partner, $1,750

  • Invitation to our annual Ailey Partners Night during the New York City Center season, hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle, including two complimentary performance tickets and a backstage tour

  • Access to VIP house seats and personal concierge service with ticket orders for all Ailey performances

  • Season passes to Ailey’s VIP Lounge at New York City Center & Lincoln Center

  • Invitation to an exclusive preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's new works

  • Two passes to an open rehearsal at New York City Center

  • Invitation to join the Company on exclusive International Ailey Partners trips

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Exclusive members-only information and updates

  • Special recognition in Ailey performance programs

  • A complimentary Ailey Extension class at the Ailey studios

  • Invitation for two to an additional exclusive event hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle during the year

  • Two complimentary tickets for Ailey II’s New York season

  • Invitation to attend a private rehearsal of The Ailey School’s Professional Division

  • Personalized tour of the Ailey Studios

  • Two complimentary performance tickets and an invitation to an exclusive cocktail reception at New York City Center hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle

  • Invitation to a private working rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Invitation to pre-performance reception at Season Preview

  • Personalized backstage tour at New York City Center

  • Opportunity to designate your gift for a new work of Ailey II with special recognition in Ailey II’s season playbill

  • A season poster autographed by Ailey dancers

  • Increased priority assistance with ticket orders

  • Invitation to our annual Ailey Partners Night during the New York City Center season, hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle, including two complimentary performance tickets and a backstage tour

  • Access to VIP house seats and personal concierge service with ticket orders for all Ailey performances

  • Season passes to Ailey’s VIP Lounge at New York City Center & Lincoln Center

  • Invitation to an exclusive preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's new works

  • Two passes to an open rehearsal at New York City Center

  • Invitation to join the Company on exclusive International Ailey Partners trips

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Exclusive members-only information and updates

  • Special recognition in Ailey performance programs

  • A complimentary Ailey Extension class at the Ailey studios

  • Invitation for two to an additional exclusive event hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle during the year

  • Two complimentary tickets for Ailey II’s New York season

  • Invitation to attend a private rehearsal of The Ailey School’s Professional Division

  • Personalized tour of the Ailey Studios

  • Two complimentary performance tickets and an invitation to an exclusive cocktail reception at New York City Center hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle

  • Invitation to a private working rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Invitation to pre-performance reception at Season Preview

  • Personalized backstage tour at New York City Center

  • Opportunity to designate your gift for a new work of Ailey II with special recognition in Ailey II’s season playbill

  • A season poster autographed by Ailey dancers

  • Increased priority assistance with ticket orders

Special Partner, $2,500

  • Invitation to our annual Ailey Partners Night during the New York City Center season, hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle, including two complimentary performance tickets and a backstage tour

  • Access to VIP house seats and personal concierge service with ticket orders for all Ailey performances

  • Season passes to Ailey’s VIP Lounge at New York City Center & Lincoln Center

  • Invitation to an exclusive preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's new works

  • Two passes to an open rehearsal at New York City Center

  • Invitation to join the Company on exclusive International Ailey Partners trips

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Exclusive members-only information and updates

  • Special recognition in Ailey performance programs

  • A complimentary Ailey Extension class at the Ailey studios

  • Invitation for two to an additional exclusive event hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle during the year

  • Two complimentary tickets for Ailey II’s New York season

  • Invitation to attend a private rehearsal of The Ailey School’s Professional Division

  • Personalized tour of the Ailey Studios

  • Two complimentary performance tickets and an invitation to an exclusive cocktail reception at New York City Center hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle

  • Invitation to a private working rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Invitation to pre-performance reception at Season Preview

  • Personalized backstage tour at New York City Center

  • Opportunity to designate your gift for a new work of Ailey II with special recognition in Ailey II’s season playbill

  • A season poster autographed by Ailey dancers

  • Increased priority assistance with ticket orders

  • Invitation to our annual Ailey Partners Night during the New York City Center season, hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle, including two complimentary performance tickets and a backstage tour

  • Access to VIP house seats and personal concierge service with ticket orders for all Ailey performances

  • Season passes to Ailey’s VIP Lounge at New York City Center & Lincoln Center

  • Invitation to an exclusive preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's new works

  • Two passes to an open rehearsal at New York City Center

  • Invitation to join the Company on exclusive International Ailey Partners trips

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Exclusive members-only information and updates

  • Special recognition in Ailey performance programs

  • A complimentary Ailey Extension class at the Ailey studios

  • Invitation for two to an additional exclusive event hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle during the year

  • Two complimentary tickets for Ailey II’s New York season

  • Invitation to attend a private rehearsal of The Ailey School’s Professional Division

  • Personalized tour of the Ailey Studios

  • Two complimentary performance tickets and an invitation to an exclusive cocktail reception at New York City Center hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle

  • Invitation to a private working rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Invitation to pre-performance reception at Season Preview

  • Personalized backstage tour at New York City Center

  • Opportunity to designate your gift for a new work of Ailey II with special recognition in Ailey II’s season playbill

  • A season poster autographed by Ailey dancers

  • Increased priority assistance with ticket orders

Supporting Partner, $5,000

  • Invitation to our annual Ailey Partners Night during the New York City Center season, hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle, including two complimentary performance tickets and a backstage tour

  • Access to VIP house seats and personal concierge service with ticket orders for all Ailey performances

  • Season passes to Ailey’s VIP Lounge at New York City Center & Lincoln Center

  • Invitation to an exclusive preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's new works

  • Two passes to an open rehearsal at New York City Center

  • Invitation to join the Company on exclusive International Ailey Partners trips

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Exclusive members-only information and updates

  • Special recognition in Ailey performance programs

  • A complimentary Ailey Extension class at the Ailey studios

  • Invitation for two to an additional exclusive event hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle during the year

  • Two complimentary tickets for Ailey II’s New York season

  • Invitation to attend a private rehearsal of The Ailey School’s Professional Division

  • Personalized tour of the Ailey Studios

  • Two complimentary performance tickets and an invitation to an exclusive cocktail reception at New York City Center hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle

  • Invitation to a private working rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Invitation to pre-performance reception at Season Preview

  • Personalized backstage tour at New York City Center

  • Opportunity to designate your gift for a new work of Ailey II with special recognition in Ailey II’s season playbill

  • A season poster autographed by Ailey dancers

  • Increased priority assistance with ticket orders

  • Invitation to our annual Ailey Partners Night during the New York City Center season, hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle, including two complimentary performance tickets and a backstage tour

  • Access to VIP house seats and personal concierge service with ticket orders for all Ailey performances

  • Season passes to Ailey’s VIP Lounge at New York City Center & Lincoln Center

  • Invitation to an exclusive preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's new works

  • Two passes to an open rehearsal at New York City Center

  • Invitation to join the Company on exclusive International Ailey Partners trips

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Exclusive members-only information and updates

  • Special recognition in Ailey performance programs

  • A complimentary Ailey Extension class at the Ailey studios

  • Invitation for two to an additional exclusive event hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle during the year

  • Two complimentary tickets for Ailey II’s New York season

  • Invitation to attend a private rehearsal of The Ailey School’s Professional Division

  • Personalized tour of the Ailey Studios

  • Two complimentary performance tickets and an invitation to an exclusive cocktail reception at New York City Center hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle

  • Invitation to a private working rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Invitation to pre-performance reception at Season Preview

  • Personalized backstage tour at New York City Center

  • Opportunity to designate your gift for a new work of Ailey II with special recognition in Ailey II’s season playbill

  • A season poster autographed by Ailey dancers

  • Increased priority assistance with ticket orders

Sustaining Partner, $7,500

  • Invitation to our annual Ailey Partners Night during the New York City Center season, hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle, including two complimentary performance tickets and a backstage tour

  • Access to VIP house seats and personal concierge service with ticket orders for all Ailey performances

  • Season passes to Ailey’s VIP Lounge at New York City Center & Lincoln Center

  • Invitation to an exclusive preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's new works

  • Two passes to an open rehearsal at New York City Center

  • Invitation to join the Company on exclusive International Ailey Partners trips

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Exclusive members-only information and updates

  • Special recognition in Ailey performance programs

  • A complimentary Ailey Extension class at the Ailey studios

  • Invitation for two to an additional exclusive event hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle during the year

  • Two complimentary tickets for Ailey II’s New York season

  • Invitation to attend a private rehearsal of The Ailey School’s Professional Division

  • Personalized tour of the Ailey Studios

  • Two complimentary performance tickets and an invitation to an exclusive cocktail reception at New York City Center hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle

  • Invitation to a private working rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Invitation to pre-performance reception at Season Preview

  • Personalized backstage tour at New York City Center

  • Opportunity to designate your gift for a new work of Ailey II with special recognition in Ailey II’s season playbill

  • A season poster autographed by Ailey dancers

  • Increased priority assistance with ticket orders

  • Invitation to our annual Ailey Partners Night during the New York City Center season, hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle, including two complimentary performance tickets and a backstage tour

  • Access to VIP house seats and personal concierge service with ticket orders for all Ailey performances

  • Season passes to Ailey’s VIP Lounge at New York City Center & Lincoln Center

  • Invitation to an exclusive preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's new works

  • Two passes to an open rehearsal at New York City Center

  • Invitation to join the Company on exclusive International Ailey Partners trips

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Exclusive members-only information and updates

  • Special recognition in Ailey performance programs

  • A complimentary Ailey Extension class at the Ailey studios

  • Invitation for two to an additional exclusive event hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle during the year

  • Two complimentary tickets for Ailey II’s New York season

  • Invitation to attend a private rehearsal of The Ailey School’s Professional Division

  • Personalized tour of the Ailey Studios

  • Two complimentary performance tickets and an invitation to an exclusive cocktail reception at New York City Center hosted by Artistic Director Robert Battle

  • Invitation to a private working rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Invitation to pre-performance reception at Season Preview

  • Personalized backstage tour at New York City Center

  • Opportunity to designate your gift for a new work of Ailey II with special recognition in Ailey II’s season playbill

  • A season poster autographed by Ailey dancers

  • Increased priority assistance with ticket orders

Areas to Support

Your membership contribution can support Ailey's many artistic and educational programs. See the areas of support below to learn more about each fund.

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